Audere`s three pointer sets playoff pairings

Laura Audere. Photo:

Laura Audere scored ten points, including game winning three pointer, in the last six minutes to lead the Tallinn University to a 66-65 home win over RSU/Merks on Saturday, March 7.


Tallinn University built an early lead (20-10 and 25-14) and held on to win the first half.


Aivars Vīnbergs team responded with a 0-15 run midway the third quarter for a ten point advantage, 38-48.


The hosts cut the gap down to four points before the end of the first quarter.


Arta Frīdenberga scored seven points early in the fourth quarter to maintain a 50-57 lead for the guests.


Laura Audere took over, to score 10 of her 19 points in the final six minutes of the game.




TTT juniores, RSU/Merks, Vega 1/Liepāja and Latvijas Universitāte enters the fight for the last two spots to the Final 6. Action starts on Wednesday, March 11.


The play-offs will be played in a home-and-away format, with the overall cumulative score determining the winner of a round, Thus, the score of one single game can be tied.


The higher placed team from the Top 6 tournament will play the second game of each match-up at home.


#5 TTT junioresLatvijas Universitāte #8,

#6 RSU/MerksVega 1/Liepāja #7.


The winners will advance to the Nordea league Final 6.


TTT juniores – Latvijas Universitāte winner will advance to play the Tallinn University (#4) in the quarterfinals on Friday, March 20.


1182 Tallinn (#3) will face the winner of the second pair between RSU/Merks and Vega 1/Liepāja.